Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit is in November
November 15 to 17 2022
Various magazines and Qualcomm have confirmed that Qualcomm sent an invitation for its legendary Snapdragon summit. The dates are set for November 15 to 17 2022, confirming the previous rumors that the event will take good two weeks before the last year.
Qualcomm maintains leadership in premium smartphones
Analysis: Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 proves it
Qualcomm recently launched a new flagship Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and proved it still can maintain a significant distance between its nearest chipset competitor.
Intel comes up with an aggressive manufacturing roadmap
Analysis: Intel 7, Intel 4 Intel 3, and Intel A20 angstrom
The nanometer branding has been quite an inaccurate way to describe the transition size and the performance. After maintaining desktop and especially mobile leadership for the most part with 14nm, Intel is happy to report that the second-generation 10 nm is in heavy volume. 10nm is now represented more than 14nm volume, but Intel decided to change the way it calls its manufacturing processes.
Cristiano Amon appointed CEO-Elect at Qualcomm
Steve Mollenkopf to Retire as CEO in June
Qualcomm finished strong with Snapdragon 888 and started the first working day of January with its Snapdragon 480 5G announcement. After 26 years at the company, the new big announcement is that Steve Mollenkopf will retire as a CEO. He was CEO since March 2014.
Murthy is out of Intel
Sins of the 7nm, fab delays, and 5G
Back in 2015, Intel poached Murthy Renduchintala to help the company with 5G and a forward-looking roadmap, and five years after, Intel announced that Murthy would be leaving on August 3.
The Patent Quality vs. Quantity 5G story
Qualcomm has the 5G patent quality lead
5G has already started happening in many parts of the world. Early adopters have already started rolling out their 5G networks in 2019, while there will be a lot more traction in 2020. Years before 5G started to materialize, many companies had to come up with very smart ideas on how to make 5G possible. Some of the obvious elephants in the room a few years back were the ability to make things much faster, how to reduce latency and how to make mmWave work.
Raja Koduri announces OneAPI launch in Q4 19
28X improvement in deep leering
It is easy to forget about the software behind the hardware that everyone gets excited about, but without drivers, OS, and general API support, there would not be any platform.
5nm mobile chips to arrive in late 2020
Industry contacts shared
The mobile industry is definitely outpacing the manufacturing progress of both GPUs and CPUs and this is not going to change anytime soon. Apple lead the industry with millions of 7nm A12 SoCs, Huawei and Qualcomm are joining in, while the PC industry will get them slightly later with much smaller volumes and with the help of small AMD.
Apple A12 Bionic chip is third 7nm for phones
Announced, but first to ship
Let's get one thing straight right from the start. Apple's iPhone Xs next generation A12 Bionic SoC has been claimed by Apple’s Phil Schiller to be the first on the market. Well, it is the third, as Qualcomm and Huawei have already announced that they sampled or in production of their 7nm Phone SoCs.
MediaTek wants to lead in 5G
Exclusive: MediaTek CTO talks to Fudzilla
MediaTek is flat out developing its 5G technology because it wants to be the first to market with the game-changing technology.